Category Archives: Weekly Photo Challenge

Weekly Photo Challenge: Monument

Near the busy Shibuya Station in Tokyo is this monument to Hachikō, a dog who for years has been an enduring symbol of loyalty and perseverance to the Japanese people, and once you hear his amazing story, you’ll understand why. … Continue reading

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WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life

Mime school is part of the Saturday afternoon street life scene in San Francisco’s Justin Herman Plaza … hey, they gotta learn it somewhere!

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside

You never know what you find inside some of Japan’s ancient temples, like the 800-hundred-year-old “Soryuzu,” a magnificent dragon ceiling mural found in Kyoto’s Kennin-Ji Temple.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Perspective

The above perspective might have you asking what the heck is going on here?!? Is it a building? A glass sculpture? Is it clear? Is it even real … maybe it’s a painting? What the …??? But from this perspective … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Juxtaposition

Sometimes architecture can offer some interesting juxtapositions, like these old and new mash-ups in Tokyo (above) and Sydney (below). For more interesting juxtapositions, check out this week’s WordPress Photo Challenge!

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Community

Every year on the second weekend in December, San Francisco makes like the North Pole and becomes a community of Santa Clauses! It’s all part of a weird and wacky annual event known as SantaCon! Stay tuned for more details … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Let There Be Light

There’s plenty of light at night time in Tokyo, whether it’s as simple as the lanterns above, or as big as the Shinjuku street scene below.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: The Hue of You

Everything takes on an orange hue when photographed in a dense row of torii gates at Kyoto’s Fushimi-Inari shrine.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Fresh

When it comes to absolutely fresh seafood — like from the ocean to the table in an hour — nothing beats the Sydney Fish Market, especially if you’re looking for gross stuff  like cleaned baby octopus or anything else with … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: The Golden Hour

It’s July in San Francisco, and for we natives the golden hour(s) come between two and six o’clock in the afternoon. That’s when the temperatures have risen enough to push the fog back as far as Twin Peaks and Sutro Tower … Continue reading

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